Training Requirements 

Information for pharmacies

Pharmacy staff employed in QCPP accredited pharmacies, who supply Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines, must complete:

  • Mandatory initial training via a Recognised Course in the supply of these products.
  • Ongoing Refresher Training: at least three hours per year.
This requirement is contained in Action 2.1 of T2C Supplying Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines Checklist. The below resources explain these requirements further.




Examples of who these requirements apply to

Information for training organisations seeking Refresher Training approval

Training which is delivered external to the pharmacy must be approved by QCPP to be recognised as Refresher Training.  Organisations seeking Refresher Training approval for pharmacy assistant training material should contact QCPP prior to completing the application form (see below). Contact details are as follows:
Email: refreshertraining@qcpp.com 
Ph: 02 6270 1888

QCPP has developed a logo (to the right) to help pharmacy staff recognise approved Refresher Training courses that can be counted toward their Refresher Training QCPP requirements. The QCPP recommends that organisations providing Refresher Training display the Refresher Training Approval logo strategically on any training materials developed.


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